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Definition of: Holy Boman Empire

An empire in central and western Europe, established in 962 and lasting until 1806: regarded as an extension of the Western Roman Empire and as the temporal form of the dominion of which the pope was spiritual head: sometimes considered as established with the crowning of Charle-magne. See map below: extent in 11th cent.

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